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Saturday, 20 September 2014


Fordham Conversations: Superfine and Soul Time

John Bugg talks about The Interesting Narrative of the Life of Olaudah Equiano and what the autobiography of an 18th century ex-slave can teach us about self-reliance Then, the Rev. Terrance Klein fleshes out what he means when he says “the soul itself is narrative.”

7 a.m. | WFUV-FM (90.7) or Contact: Robin Shannon, 718-817-4557

Symposium: Rethinking Realist Acting

Speakers: Cynthia Baron, Ph.D., author and professor at Bowling Green State University, Sharon Marie Carnicke, Ph.D., professor at the University of Southern California, Rosemary Malague, Ph.D., lecturer at the University of Pennsylvania, Sharon Marcus, Ph.D., professor at Columbia University, Joseph Roach, Ph.D., professor at Yale University, Stuart Sherman, Ph.D., professor at Fordham University, Jacob Gallagher-Ross, assistant professor at University of Buffalo, and Kenny Leon, Denzel Washington Endowed Chair of Theater at Fordham University, will talk about realism in theater and the historical, cultural, artistic and psychological assumptions that have underpinned the constructions and receptions of modern realist acting. For complete details, visit the event page.

10 a.m. | 12th-floor Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus


Sunday, 21 September 2014


Book Signing: Fordham University Press

Fordham University Press will be at the Brooklyn Book Festival for a signing of The Routes Not Taken: A Trip Through New York City’s Unbuilt Subway System by Joseph B. Raskin. For complete details, visit the event page.

2 p.m. | Fordham Press Booth #818, Brooklyn Borough Hall and Plaza,

209 Joralemon Street, Brooklyn, NY

Monday, 22 September 2014


Book Discussion: What Stays in Vegas

Speaker: Author Adam Tanner, fellow at Harvard University’s Institute for Quantitative Social Science, will discuss his book What Stays in Vegas: The World of Personal Data – Lifeblood of Big Business – and the End of Privacy as We Know It. Sponsored by the Center on Law and Information Policy (CLIP) at Fordham Law School. For complete details, visit the event page.

4 p.m. | Room 4-08, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus

Contact: N. Cameron Russell, 212-930-8878,


Discussion: Back to the Future of U.S.-Russia Relations

Panelists: Stephen Sestanovich, Ph.D., professor at Columbia University, Kimberly Marten, Ph.D., professor at Barnard College, Mark Galeotti, Ph.D., professor at New York University, and Julia Ioffe, senior editor of New Republic, will discuss Putin’s recent aggression and what the U.S. foreign policy challenges are in the wake of the conflict in the Ukraine. For complete details and to RSVP, visit the event page.

6:30 p.m. | Constantino Room, Fordham Law School, Lincoln Center Campus


Daily Masses

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Athletic Events

To view schedules, visit the Fordham Sports website


News Flash


Photos: A Stellar Welcome for Fordham's Newest Landmark

The Fordham Law community joined dignitaries and well-wishers in a ribbon-cutting ceremony for the brand new law school. For complete details, see the photos on Fordham’s news blog.


Eurasia Group’s Ian Bremmer Talks About the G-Zero World

Ian Bremmer, president of Eurasia Group, talked to Gabelli School of Business students and faculty about international politics, ISIS, the “G-Zero” world, and other global affairs topics. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


Three Freshmen Show Their Instinct for Innovation

Emma Dowden, Jiayi Lao, and Sofiya Shifrina, freshmen at the Gabelli School of Business, won a competition to come up with an innovative business model that inspires social change. For complete details, read the article on the Gabelli School’s blog.


Save The Date


Conference: Today’s Terrorism: Today’s Counterterrorism

Director of the FBI, James Comey, will speak about terrorism on Monday, Nov. 3 at 9:30 a.m. in the 12th-floor Lounge, Lowenstein Center, Lincoln Center Campus. Sponsored by the Center for National Security at Fordham Law and the Ari Halberstam Memorial Fund. Registration required. For complete details and to RSVP, visit the event page.



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